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- Wade, John
- A Treatise on the Police and Crimes of the Metropolis; Especially Juvenile Delinquency, Female Prostitution, Mendicity, Gaming, Forgery . . Also an Account of the Courts of Justice and Prisons of London; And . . . the Causes of the Increase of Crime &c.
- Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, London, 1829.
- Only edition of a work written by one of the foremost early 19th century radicals and reformers, John Wade, grouped in importance with William Cobbett and 'Orator' Hunt, and a great admirer of Bentham, who provided funds to establish Wade's newspaper
- Modern green cloth, ex-library, one preliminary leaf loose, else a good usable copy
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- $ 650.00
- criminal law, Police, women's law, Gambling, Forgery, prisons
- Trial of Henry Fauntleroy, for Forgery, Together with His Execution &c. From a London Copy. Not in Cohen
- Printed and Published at 121 Water-street, New York, 1825.
- First American edition, seemingly unrecorded, of the trial stemming from "the most notorious of many frauds" in early 19th century England, leading to the reforms of the 1826 Banking Act; with Park and Garrow as judges, and Gurney for the defense
- Original ?self-wraps, disbound, light staining, else a good, untrimmed copy in original state, 36 pages; no copy in OCLC or other source consulted
- Book No.:
- $ 950.00
- trials, Forgery, criminal law
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